him between the family he had left in brazil and this man he hadn't seen in five years? >> yeah, when he first came home, it was all new, he missed his mom. everything was stirring back up in him again. >> sean turned 12 in may, but even now, the memories of his mom are so painfully sad, most of the time, it's one of the things he would rather tuck away. >> do you talk to dad about your mom at all? >> well, sometimes i get sad because every kid -- >> sure. >> who has a parent, who passed gets sad once in a while, but, you know, i try to live with it. >> i mean, occasionally he'll say my mom liked that song, and occasionally i'll bring up and said, you know, your mom used to love that restaurant or we used to go here with your mom. >> it doesn't concern you that he isn't more emotional about her? >> no, it doesn't. i'm sure he does think about her. he has a lot of sadness in his past.